WHERE TO BE SCENE
Friday, December 9
6:00 – 10:00 PM, Georgetown GLOW 2016 at Georgetown BID/Heart of Georgetown, Reservoir Road to P Street along Wisconsin Avenue NW. info.
5:30 – 7:30 PM, DCPL Foundation Holiday Happy Hour at Dream Lab, MLK Library, 901 G St NW. Create. Drink. Be Merry. Customize your own: laser cut and 3-D printed ornaments, earrings/cufflinks, holiday stationery, mason jar candle holders and more. $35, info.
8:00 PM, Silver Belles presented by Allyson Currin, Matt Conner & Stephen Gregory Smith at Signature Theatre, 4200 Campbell Ave, Arlington. Feature night: PRIDE Night. $99, info.
7:00 PM, A Merry Little Christmas with Megan Hilty, an intimate performance slated for the Kennedy Center’s Family Theater, 2700 F St NW. $85-$99, info.
8:00 PM, Repeal Day Ball at the Carnegie Library, 801 K St NW. The annual ball ostensibly celebrates the anniversary of the end of Prohibition. Join bartenders from DC, NYC, Chicago and beyond mixing drinks over several floors. Black tie-optional dress code. $80-$120, info.
Saturday, December 10
11:30 AM – 5:30 PM, 7th annual Community Gingerbread House Decorating Party at Cork Market & Tasting Room, 1805 14th St NW. $40/2 adults or 2 adults and a child, rsvp.
12:00 – 5:00 PM, Live Ice Sculpting with Palmer Alley Glittering Gallery at the Plaza at CityCenterDC, 950 I St NW. Enjoy more than 20 unique fashion-themed ice sculptures, a live DJ set and hot cocoa/cider. Free, info.
2:00 – 10:00 PM, DC Santa Crawl 2016 at various participating DC-area venues. $25, includes a refillable signature Santa mug, access to some of DC’s best bars, drinks/food specials, info.
7:00 – 10:00 PM, Silent Disco at Georgetown GLOW at Grace Church, 1041 Wisconsin Ave NW. Wireless headsets available on a first come first serve basis. Part of the Georgetown BID's outdoor light-art exhibition, Art Soirée is hosting one of this year’s light art installations—On the Wings of Freedom. Free, info.
7:30 – 9:00 PM, Holiday Concert at Rosslyn Spectrum Theatre and Conference Facility, 1611 N. Kent St Arlington, VA. Enjoy music by The National Chamber Ensemble with Rosslyn BID president Mary-Claire Burick as special guest host. $33, info.
Sunday, December 11
2:00 – 4:00 PM, From Caviar to Leek Pie Talk at Bethesda/Chevy Chase Regional Services Center, 4805 Edgemoor Lane, Bethesda, MD. The Culinary Historians of Washington present Dr. Libby O’Connell to discuss her book and society during America’s Gilded Age. Free, info.
7:00 PM, The Second City presents Twist Your Dickens at the Kennedy Center, 2700 F St NW. Chicago’s Second City gives the sketch comedy and improvisation outfit double the presents — er, presence — in the District for the holidays. $39-$79, info.